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Joseph Silk

British-American astronomer


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Joseph Ivor Silk FRS is a British-American astrophysicist. He was the Savilian Chair of Astronomy at the University of Oxford from 1999 to September 2011.He is an Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford and a Fellow of the Royal Society . He was awarded the 2011 Balzan Prize for his works on the early Universe. Silk has given more than two hundred invited conference lectures, primarily on galaxy formation and cosmology.

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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

Sorbonne University

French university located in Paris, created in 2018 from the merger of Université Paris IV and Université Paris VI

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